Like Retailo AG

closed 12/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Retailo AG

synopsis: Blackhawk Network announced that it has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Retailo AG, a leading third-party gift card distribution network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The acquisition adds over 40,000 new distribution locations, bringing Blackhawk's total EMEA retail distribution network to approximately 70,000.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. "
target: Retailo AG
Retailo AG, the leading European multi - channel gift card distributor, operates a network of over 40,000 points of sale at retail outlets such as filling stations, lottery agencies, supermarkets, beauty and bank branches that sell gift cards for over 100 brands.
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closed 12/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Retailo AG

synopsis: Blackhawk Network announced that it has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Retailo AG, a leading third-party gift card distribution network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The acquisition adds over 40,000 new distribution locations, bringing Blackhawk's total EMEA retail distribution network to approximately 70,000.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. "
target: Retailo AG
Retailo AG, the leading European multi - channel gift card distributor, operates a network of over 40,000 points of sale at retail outlets such as filling stations, lottery agencies, supermarkets, beauty and bank branches that sell gift cards for over 100 brands.
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closed 11/6/2020 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired National Gift Card Corp.

synopsis: Global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network has acquired National Gift Card (NGC), one of North America's largest card and prepaid technology companies. The acquisition broadens Blackhawk's prepaid and gift card offerings and integrates NGC's best in class fulfillment capabilities into Blackhawk's operations.
buyer parent: P2 Capital Partners
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment solutions through the prepaid products, technologies, and networks that connect brands and people. The company collaborates with its partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty, and revenue. "
target parent: LaSalle Capital Group, L.P.
target: National Gift Card Corp.
National Gift Card (NGC) is one of North America's largest card and prepaid technology companies. NGC provides secure, innovative gift card technology solutions and world-class service to connect brands with the corporate and consumer marketplaces.
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closed 4/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired SVM, LP

synopsis: Global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network has acquired SVM Cards, a global leader in providing innovative gift card solutions for businesses. SVM offers gasoline gift cards from every major oil company in America, as well as more than 250 of the most popular retail stores, restaurants, service companies and hotels.
buyer parent: P2 Capital Partners
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet their partners’ business objectives. They collaborate with partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. "
target: SVM, LP
SVM is a global leader in providing innovative gift card solutions for businesses. SVM offers gasoline gift cards from every major oil company in America, as well as more than 250 of the most popular retail stores, restaurants, service companies and hotels.
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announced 8/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Blackhawk Network, Inc., will acquire Edge Loyalty Systems

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a company that delivers branded payment programs to meet their partners’ business objectives, will be acquiring Edge Loyalty Systems, a leading Australian sales promotions and loyalty based incentive technology business.
buyer parent: P2 Capital Partners
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet their partners’ business objectives. They collaborate with partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. "
target parent: Village Roadshow Ltd.
target: Edge Loyalty Systems
Edge Loyalty Systems is a leading Australian sales promotions and loyalty based incentive technology business. Edge delivers market-leading, data-driven sales promotions businesses through Edge, Edge Consumer, and Lifestyle Rewards.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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EV / EBITDA
10.8x
closed 1/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

P2 Capital Partners, SilverLake, acquired Blackhawk Network, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a global financial technology company and a leader in prepaid gift, reward and incentive technologies and solutions, announced that Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, and P2 Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm, have acquired Blackhawk.
buyer: SilverLake
buyer: P2 Capital Partners
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. P2 Capital Partners is a New York-based investment firm that applies a private equity approach to investing in the public market. "
target: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce and mobile wallets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,622 [$3,624]*
rev ($mm)
$2,070
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
25.4x
announced 12/15/2017 via Company Press Release

BCD Meetings & Events, will acquire Grass Roots Meetings & Events

synopsis: BCD Meetings & Events has signed an agreement to acquire Grass Roots Meetings & Events from Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. Grass Roots M&E is a UK-based division of Grass Roots Group Holdings, Ltd. and specializes in strategic meetings management and delegate management. They focus on improving the performance of meetings and events programs.
buyer: BCD Meetings & Events
BCD Meetings & Events, a trusted, award-winning global meetings & events agency, helps companies design and execute meetings and events through strategic solutions, innovation and the power of imagination. "
target parent: Blackhawk Network, Inc.
target: Grass Roots Meetings & Events
Based in the UK, Grass Roots operate Meetings & Events services. As specialists in strategic meetings management, delegate management and event services, they work with many global organisations and focus on improving the performance of meetings and events programs.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 8/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Cash Star, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, Inc., a global financial technology company, has acquired CashStar, Inc., a leading provider of gift card commerce solutions at the forefront of mobile payments and digital gifting innovation. The CashStar Commerce platform is used by merchants to increase revenue, reduce costs and optimize customer experiences across channels.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, Inc. is a financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and incentive programs in retail, ecommerce and mobile wallets. "
target: Cash Star, Inc.
CashStar is an industry-leading provider of gift card commerce solutions at the forefront of mobile payments and digital gifting. The CashStar Commerce platform is used by merchants to increase revenue, reduce costs and optimize customer experiences across channels.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
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EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Grass Roots

synopsis: Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Grass Roots Group Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions, as previously described in its Aug. 31, 2016 press release. The acquisition broadens the global capabilities of Blackhawk's incentives and engagement business.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Grass Roots
The Grass Roots Group connects brands and people, through services such as Experience and Insight, Motivation, Rewards, Benefits, Promotions and Meetings and Events. Founded in the UK in 1980, the Group has 12 offices throughout the world and has provided services in over 100 countries.
price ($mm)
$119
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
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EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 3/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Extrameasures

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired extrameasures, a prepaid consumer promotions and incentives company. Extrameasures offers Visa prepaid cards and gift cards with a proprietary platform to help businesses drive consumer acquisition, engagement and loyalty.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Extrameasures
Extrameasures is a leading provider of promotional and incentive prepaid card programs, both open and closed loop. Extrameasures has pioneered innovative features enhancing their prepaid card offering to include first-to-market card features, unparalleled client reporting, and fraud monitoring.
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closed 2/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired NimbleCommerce

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired NimbleCommerce, a digital commerce platform and network for promotions. NimbleCommerce also allows merchants and brands to manage their own prepaid offer and gift card programs, or resell through a network of retailer and publisher branded sites.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: NimbleCommerce
NimbleCommerce is a leading commerce platform and distribution network for digital promotions. The company helps merchants sell their own pre-paid offers and gift cards through a network of publisher branded sites. Its services include an e-commerce platform, merchandising and promotions system.
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closed 1/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Giftcards.com

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired Giftcards.com, LLC, which sells digital and physical prepaid gift card solutions to consumers through a high-trafficked gift card US website, and OmniCard, LLC, which sells customized prepaid incentive and reward solutions for business clients.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target parent: Wolfe, LLC
target: Giftcards.com
GiftCards.com has been providing U.S. consumers with an array of gift card products. OmniCard provides incentive and reward prepaid products to corporate clients across multiple industries including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, real estate and marketing agencies.
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$120
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closed 11/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Didix

synopsis: Prepaid and payments company Blackhawk Network announced it has acquired DIDIX Gifting & Promotions. DIDIX issues and markets leisure-themed gifts and promotions using a prepaid card that can be redeemed to pay for services at multiple leisure outlets, including regional retailers, restaurants, cinemas and spas.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Didix
DIDIX is a market leader in the issuing of leisure themed gift cards and promotions in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Belgium. DIDIX owns several gifting brands such as RestaurantCadeau, BioscoopCadeau, CinemaCadeau and Restaurant Choice and experience activities boxes such as Momento.
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closed 6/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Achievers Corp.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired Achievers Corp. Achievers is a leading provider of employee recognition and rewards solutions designed to help companies increase employee engagement.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Achievers Corp.
Achievers delivers an Employee Success Platform™ that enables social recognition, which dramatically increases employee engagement and drives business success. With more than 7,800,000 annual recognitions, the Platform inspires brilliant performance in 110 countries.
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$110
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announced 9/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., will acquire Parago, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network announced a definitive agreement under which Blackhawk will acquire all outstanding shares of Parago, Inc. Parago is a leader in providing global incentive and engagement solutions that drive customer acquisition, employee retention and enable and engage channel sales partners.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments network, which supports the program management and the physical and digital distribution of a large range of prepaid products. "
target parent: TH Lee Putnam Ventures, L.P.
target: Parago, Inc.
Parago, Inc. provides customized incentive and engagement solutions. It offers solutions, such as consumer rebates and promotions, employee rewards and recognition, sales and channel management, and prepaid cards.
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$291
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired CardLab

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Dallas, Texas-based CardLab, Inc., a leading online provider of customizable prepaid incentive and rewards cards.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments network, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and prepaid financial service products across a global network. "
target: CardLab
CardLab is one of the largest online stores focused solely on prepaid incentive cards with hundreds of brands and thousands of designs. It is a one-stop shop offering popular retail gift cards, VisaIncentive Cards and e-Gift cards, which can be delivered by email or text message.
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closed 12/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Retailo AG

synopsis: Blackhawk Network announced that it has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Retailo AG, a leading third-party gift card distribution network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The acquisition adds over 40,000 new distribution locations, bringing Blackhawk's total EMEA retail distribution network to approximately 70,000.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. "
target: Retailo AG
Retailo AG, the leading European multi - channel gift card distributor, operates a network of over 40,000 points of sale at retail outlets such as filling stations, lottery agencies, supermarkets, beauty and bank branches that sell gift cards for over 100 brands.
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closed 11/12/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions

synopsis: Blackhawk Network announced it has completed the acquisition of InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions, a leader in the corporate incentives and consumer promotions marketplace. Blackhawk Network is a prepaid payment network which supports the distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. "
target: InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions
InteliSpend delivers intelligent prepaid solutions for business needs: employee rewards, wellness, sales incentives, expense management and promotional programs. InteliSpend's prepaid card expertise, innovative approach and patented DirectSpend® process can solve even the most complex challenges.
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closed 10/21/2011 via Market Wire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Cardpool, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, announced the acquisition of Cardpool, the fast-growing gift card exchange company where consumers can buy, sell and trade gift cards.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. "
target: Cardpool, Inc.
Cardpool is the fast-growing gift card exchange company where customers can buy, sell, or trade gift cards safely and securely. Customers can exchange their gift cards at www.cardpool.com, where they can buy, sell, or trade, gift cards to over 400 different retailers.
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$9.90
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closed 1/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

P2 Capital Partners, SilverLake, acquired Blackhawk Network, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a global financial technology company and a leader in prepaid gift, reward and incentive technologies and solutions, announced that Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, and P2 Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm, have acquired Blackhawk.
buyer: SilverLake
buyer: P2 Capital Partners
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. P2 Capital Partners is a New York-based investment firm that applies a private equity approach to investing in the public market. "
target: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce and mobile wallets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,622 [$3,624]*
rev ($mm)
$2,070
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
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25.4x
announced 9/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, will acquire PaymentLink Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Wirecard has agreed to purchase all shares in three companies of the Korvac Group. These consist of Singapore based PaymentLink Pte. Ltd., and two subsidiaries in Malaysia and Singapore. PaymentLink operates one of the largest payment networks for local contactless payment cards.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions. Worldwide, Wirecard supports over 10,000 companies from many and various industry segments in automating their payment processes and minimizing cases of default. "
target parent: Korvac Holdings
target: PaymentLink Pte. Ltd.
PaymentLink operates one of the largest payment networks for local contactless payment cards. The company is also one of the leading domestic acquiring processors and distributes prepaid cards. They are a well-established provider of PoS infrastructure as well as payment and technology services.
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$35
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closed 7/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Optimal Payments Plc, acquired Meritus Payment Solutions

synopsis: Optimal Payments Plc, a leading global online payments and risk management provider, recently acquired Santa Ana, California-based payment processing entity TK Global Partners L.P., doing business as Meritus Payment Solutions. The transaction closed on July 23, 2014.
buyer: Optimal Payments Plc (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. "
target: Meritus Payment Solutions
Established in 2008, Meritus is a high growth and profitable organization. Meritus Payment Solutions is the trusted global payment partner. It has approximately 100 employees and processes more than $3 billion in transaction volume annually.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
2.8x
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16.2x
announced 5/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Xalles, will acquire Co-Owners Rewards Inc.

synopsis: Xalles, a provider of payment solution consulting and direct investment services, will acquire Co-Owners Rewards, a Financial Rewards Community that allows members to earn stock in the same company that provides them with financial services. Co-Owners Rewards' prepaid card allows members to earn stock rewards while buying everyday items.
buyer: Xalles (OTCPK:XALL:$0.15)
Xalles provides payment solution consulting and direct investment services. They help companies launch prepaid and credit card programs, mobile payment solutions, financial reward programs, and more. Their direct investments are focused on disruptive payment solution companies. "
target: Co-Owners Rewards Inc.
Co-Owners Rewards is a Financial Rewards Community that allows members to earn stock in the same company providing them with everyday consumer financial services. Their General Purpose Reloadable Prepaid card allows members to earn stock rewards while buying everyday items like gas and groceries.
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closed 3/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Extrameasures

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired extrameasures, a prepaid consumer promotions and incentives company. Extrameasures offers Visa prepaid cards and gift cards with a proprietary platform to help businesses drive consumer acquisition, engagement and loyalty.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Extrameasures
Extrameasures is a leading provider of promotional and incentive prepaid card programs, both open and closed loop. Extrameasures has pioneered innovative features enhancing their prepaid card offering to include first-to-market card features, unparalleled client reporting, and fraud monitoring.
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closed 5/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Tranzbyte Corporation, acquired Yo! It's Me

synopsis: Tranzbyte Corporation, announced that it has purchased the YO! Debit Card Network. The card is currently available to those signing up for it online at www.yomastercard.com. Currently, the YO! Card is accepted worldwide anywhere Mastercard is accepted. Customers can add money to their cards through 1000's of outlets nationwide.
buyer: Tranzbyte Corporation (OTCPK:ERBB:$0.05)
The Tranzbyte Corporation acquires, holds, or spins out successful divisions in what has been described in previous news releases as "dividend farming". Companies that qualify and decide to become public on their own will agree to carve out shares for Tranzbyte and their ERBB shareholders. "
target: Yo! It's Me
The Yo It’s Me - CashPass Prepaid MasterCard serves as a personal prepaid debit card – for convenient purchases at stores, online, and over the phone. Available without a credit check or bank account, the Yo It’s Me - CashPass Prepaid MasterCard is a signature-based spending card.
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closed 7/1/2013 via BusinessWire

TSYS, acquired NetSpend

synopsis: TSYS has completed its acquisition of NetSpend. NetSpend is a leading provider of general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid debit cards, PayCards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services.
buyer: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS offers merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare and more, they make it possible for those in the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience. "
target: NetSpend (NTPS:$351.33)
NetSpend is a leading provider of general-purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,223 [$1,273]
rev ($mm)
$351
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
announced 3/12/2012 via BusinessWire

FleetCor Technologies, Inc., will purchase Tebca and Servitebca from NovoPayment, Inc.

synopsis: FleetCor Technologies, Inc., a global provider of fuel cards and specialized payment services to businesses, announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Mexican assets of NovoPayment’s subsidiaries Tebca and Servitebca.
buyer: FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT:$2,470.40)
FleetCor Technologies, Inc., The Global Fleet Card Company, is a global provider of fuel cards and specialized payment services to businesses. FleetCor, with operations in North America, Latin America and Europe, serves commercial accounts across the globe. "
seller: NovoPayment, Inc.
NovoPayment, Inc.is Latin America’s leading prepaid card service provider and program manager. The company is the region’s first non-financial institution to be granted a Principal Member license by MasterCard Worldwide for the issuance of branded prepaid cards.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natixis, acquired PayPlug

synopsis: Natixis, the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, has acquired majority stake in PayPlug, a payments and analytics company based in France that provides secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Natixis (ENXTPA:KN:$11,403.27)
Natixis is the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis is organized into three business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services. "
target: PayPlug
PayPlug is a payments and analytics company providing secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers. PayPlug's technology enables sellers to accept online payments by optimizing conversion and predicting fraud risks at scale.
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announced 8/21/2019 via PE Hub

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Seven Miles GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Seven Miles GmbH, a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
UK-based Oakley Capital is a Western Europe focused mid-market private equity fund aimed at providing investors with significant long-term capital appreciation. Oakley Capital focuses on buy-out opportunities in industries with the potential for growth, consolidation and performance improvement. "
target: Seven Miles GmbH
Seven Miles GmbH is a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
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closed 5/2/2018 via Reuters

Tyros AG, acquired Next Gen Gifting Inc.

synopsis: Tyros AG, a German investment company that focuses on cryptocurrency and blockchain companies, has acquired Next Gen Gifting (NGG) by increasing its stake in the company from 27% to 51%. NGG is building a platform for physical and digital gift cards that can be transformed into cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Litecoin Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash.
buyer: Tyros AG (HMSE:T7RA:$1.44)
Tyros AG is a German investment company that focuses on cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. The company works with a select group of entrepreneurs who are powering the cryptocurrency marketplace. "
target: Next Gen Gifting Inc.
Next Gen Gifting (NGG) is building the leading platform for physical and digital gift cards that can be transformed into cryptocurrency. NGG gift cards can be used for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Litecoin Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash.
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$1.27*
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closed 11/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Didix

synopsis: Prepaid and payments company Blackhawk Network announced it has acquired DIDIX Gifting & Promotions. DIDIX issues and markets leisure-themed gifts and promotions using a prepaid card that can be redeemed to pay for services at multiple leisure outlets, including regional retailers, restaurants, cinemas and spas.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Didix
DIDIX is a market leader in the issuing of leisure themed gift cards and promotions in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Belgium. DIDIX owns several gifting brands such as RestaurantCadeau, BioscoopCadeau, CinemaCadeau and Restaurant Choice and experience activities boxes such as Momento.
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announced 9/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Wameja Ltd.

synopsis: Mastercard Inc., through its subsidiary Burst Acquisition Co. Pty. Ltd., is to acquire Wameja, a joint venture partner of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,225.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Wameja Ltd.
Wameja and Mastercard are joint venture partners of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$129 [$125]
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Advent International, will acquire Prisma Medios de Pago

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago, Argentina's leading payments company, from a group of 14 Argentinian banks and Visa International.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 340 private equity transactions in 41 countries and as of September 30, 2018, it had US$39 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Prisma Medios de Pago
Prisma Medios de Pago is an Argentinian company established in 2014 through the merger of Visa Argentina and Banelco and brings together more than 30 years of experience in the local payments market. Prisma is the leading payments company in Argentina and one of the largest in Latin America.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Aduno Group, will acquire Accarda

synopsis: The Aduno Group announced that it is increasing its existing 30% participation in Accarda AG to 100%. With the full takeover of Accarda AG, a Swiss specialist in customer cards with payment functions and integrated customer management, the Aduno Group is strengthening its strategically important cards business.
buyer: Aduno Group
The Aduno Group offers a wide range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source. Together with the personal credit, leasing and guarantee deposit business, the Aduno Group boasts a diverse range of activities in a growing market. "
target parent: Maus Frères SA
target: Accarda
Accarda offers customer cards with payment function, mobile payment, purchase on account with and without payment in installments, gift cards and bonus programs.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc, acquired Masterpayment AG

synopsis: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of payment solutions and transaction processing services across multiple industries and in a number of emerging economies, has acquired a 60% interest in Masterpayment AG, a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany.
buyer: Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc (UEPS:$620.16)
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies. "
target: Masterpayment AG
Masterpayment AG is a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany. Masterpayment combines the technical abilities of a payment service provider with the commercial leeway of a credit card acquirer and financing possibilities of a regulated fully licensed bank.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc, acquired Masterpayment AG

synopsis: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of payment solutions and transaction processing services across multiple industries and in a number of emerging economies, has acquired a 60% interest in Masterpayment AG, a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany.
buyer: Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc (UEPS:$620.16)
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies. "
target: Masterpayment AG
Masterpayment AG is a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany. Masterpayment combines the technical abilities of a payment service provider with the commercial leeway of a credit card acquirer and financing possibilities of a regulated fully licensed bank.
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closed 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Wright Express Corporation, acquired CorporatePay

synopsis: Wright Express Corporation, a leading provider of value-based business payment processing and information management solutions, announced that it has acquired the stock of CorporatePay, the largest privately held provider of corporate prepaid solutions to the travel industry in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Wright Express Corporation (WEX:$1,664.84)
Wright Express is a leading provider of value-based, business payment processing and information management solutions. Its fleet, corporate, and prepaid payment solutions provide its more than 350,000 customers with unparalleled security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. "
target: CorporatePay
CorporatePay is at the forefront of the rapidly growing digital payments sector. Its innovative and proprietary Prepaid Card Management Platform enables its customers to deliver significant efficiencies in the way they manage payments to employees, agents, suppliers and clients.
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Posera Ltd.

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Posera Ltd., a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Posera Ltd. (TSX:PAY:$6.24)
Posera is a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction. Their solutions include a pay-at-the-table application, a robust POS system, a kitchen display system, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13 [$11]
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$6
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closed 9/30/2018 via PR Web

Givex Corporation, acquired ValuAccess

synopsis: Givex, the global cloud-based customer engagement solution that streamlines end-to-end business operations, has acquired ValuAccess Hong Kong Limited, a full-service provider of branded gift card and loyalty programs in the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: Givex Corporation
Givex is a global cloud-based customer engagement solution that streamlines end-to-end business operations. Givex offers omnichannel POS, gift card, loyalty and stored value ticketing solutions. GiveX helps their clients better understand, reward and entice their customers. "
target: ValuAccess
ValuAccess is a full-service provider of branded gift card and loyalty programs in the Asia Pacific region. ValuAccess’ full service solution includes all the necessary technical and operational support to enable the operation of combined or stand alone gift card and loyalty programmes.
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Ticker: AIM:PKG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park Group plc
Park Group plc
Park Group plc is one of the UK’s leading multi-retailer voucher and prepaid gift card business, focused on the corporate gift and Christmas savings markets and sales are generated through the internet, their direct sales force and agents.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$369.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.62
EBIT ($mm)
$12.71
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
344
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Ticker: OM:INVUO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invuo Technologies AB
Founded in 2001 (and previously named Seamless Distribution), Invuo Technologies is a mobile payments technology company, which provides innovative B2B mobile payment services and electronic top-up systems for the financial industry, mobile operators and retailers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$31.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: JSE:BLU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Label Telecoms
Blue Label Telecoms
The Blue Label Telecoms Group (Blue Label Telecoms) is a leading distributor of prepaid secure electronic tokens of value and transactional services within emerging and developing economies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.26
EBIT ($mm)
$60.00
Net Income ($mm)
$38.69
Employees
1186
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Ticker: SSPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks provides proprietary loyalty systems and a suite of digital engagement and marketing services that help local merchants build relationships with consumers and drive revenues.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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Ticker: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$620.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.63
EBIT ($mm)
$120.57
Net Income ($mm)
$87.95
Employees
4764
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Ticker: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$620.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.63
EBIT ($mm)
$120.57
Net Income ($mm)
$87.95
Employees
4764
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Ticker: ASX:ZML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services to consumers and merchants. They provide a variety of integrated Retail Finance solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses across numerous industries, both online and in-store.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$81.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
354
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Ticker: ASX:EML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EML Payments
EML Payments
With payment solutions from EML, customers will be empowered with more control, transparency and flexibility over their payment processes. Their combined portfolio offers innovative payment technology solutions for payouts, gifts, incentives, rewards, and supplier payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$66.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.31
EBIT ($mm)
$9.30
Net Income ($mm)
$5.77
Employees
275
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Ticker: ASX:WJA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wameja Ltd.
Wameja Ltd.
Wameja and Mastercard are joint venture partners of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
185
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Ticker: FLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FleetCor Technologies, Inc.
FleetCor Technologies, Inc.
FleetCor is a leading global provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products to businesses. FleetCor's payment programs enable businesses to better manage and control employee spending and provide card-accepting merchants with a high volume customer base that can increase their sales.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,470.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,274.08
EBIT ($mm)
$1,056.94
Net Income ($mm)
$729.88
Employees
8000
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